THE REEL,

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KIRKWALL,

ORKNEY ISLANDS

NORTH SCOTLAND

KW15 1NX

UK

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Orkney Accordion and Fiddle Club

Orkney Accordion & Fiddle club have been meeting and playing together since the late 1970’s.


Orkney Accordion & Fiddle club have been meeting and playing together since the late 1970’s.  Originally formed by members including Alfie Eunson and David Linklater the group welcomes Accordionists and Fiddlers to play traditional music in an informal and friendly atmosphere.


They meet every Wednesday evening* year round at 7.30pm until around 9.30pm.  Visitors and listeners are welcome every week and once a month (usually the last Wednesday in the month) between April and September they hold an Open Night featuring special guest performers.  The Open Nights are held at The King Street Halls, King Street, Kirkwall, tickets are available on the door (see local press for further details.)


Their regular weekly practices are held at The Reel, 6 Broad Street, Kirkwall.  Listeners and players are advised to use the side door, car park entrance during the off peak season.


* it is advisable to confirm by calling The Reel in advance (particularly during holidays) to avoid disappointment.  


Contact The Reel (01856 87 1000)


Questions regarding the Accordion & Fiddle Club can also directed to:


Bert Baikie (Secretary) 01856 877369 or Jim Marwick (Chairman) 01856 874474

C/o The Reel, 6 Broad Street, KIRKWALL, KW15 1NX

Committee:

Jackie Craigie

Dorothy Baikie

Michael Marwick

Richard Harrison

Elsie Linklater



“A mainstay of Orkney’s traditional music scene, the group meets every Wednesday in Kirkwall – at the Wrigley Sisters’ Centre of Music – where new players and listeners are welcome to drop in. In the summer season of April-September they also host monthly guest nights, which are often the hottest ticket in town!”

  Orkney Folk Festival

“Back in 1991 and 1995 the club members recorded two cassettes, tracks from which are re-released here. Waltzes, marches, reels, jigs and strathspeys * solos, group work and a good big sound”

Music Scotland


CHAIRMAN:

Jim Marwick

VICE CHAIRMAN:  

Bert Baikie

SECRETARY:  

Bert Baikie

TREASURER:  

Frieda Burgher